Private sector rice stocks in Bangladesh: Estimated levels and determinants

A methodology for estimating private stocks of grain for effective food planning and management

Paul A. Dorosh, Kindie Getnet, Jennifer Smart
IFPRP Working Paper

This paper focuses on the role of private stocks in the Bangladesh foodgrain economy, and presents estimates of the quantities of private stocks in Bangladesh based on data on household-level monthly stocks 1of paddy and rice from the Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey (BIHS), 2010-11 and 2013-14 and other sources.